Wheelchair competitors and Handbikers

Additional information for the registration

Especially for Wheelchair competitors and Handbiker

  • Regardless of the type of disablement, the participation is only possible when the participant is able to finish the race oneneself.

  •  Auxiliary drives of any kind are not allowed

     Kneeling bikes are not allowed in the race

  • Wheelchair competitors
    • T 1 Quadriplegic Tetraplegia C5/C6: No functionality of the legs, trunk or fingers; no ability to straighten the elbows
    • T 2 Quadriplegic Tetraplegia C6/C7: No functionality of the legs or trunk; limited hand functionality; arms and shoulders fully functional
    • T 3/4 Quadriplegic Paraplegia and other disabilities (e.g. amputations): Full arm and hand functionality; limited to full trunk functionality; some impaired leg functionality.

    • H1–H4 Recumbent hand cycle or adaptive bike / H1 Tetraplegia C6 and higher:Limited functionality of the arms and hands; severe limitations to straightening the elbows; limited temperature regulation
    • H2 Tetraplegia C7/C8: Limited functionality of the arms and hands; limited temperature regulation
    • H3 Paraplegia up to TH10: Limited trunk stability
    • H4 Paraplegia from TH11 to L4, leg amputations : Limited or no lower leg functionality; double upper leg amputations; normal or almost normal trunk stability

  • Helmets

    Wearing a safety helmet is mandatory. NO start without a helmet!

  • There will be a separate lead car for the wheelchair and hand bikers. Any danger points along the course are marked with a yellow flag. There are tram tracks at km 8, so please drive carefully and heed the yellow flags.

    • All participants will be registered and times will be kept using the ChampionChip.
    • We recommend that you use the specially protected Bike-ChampionsChip. Do not use the yellow runner chip. Mika timing will replace your yellow chip for a special chip at no cost.
    • Attach the chip as near as possible to the axe of the front wheel.
    •  The chip may not have any direct contact with metal. Take care that is no metal between the chip and the street!




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